Theme Day ETicketing

Transport experts from Germany and abroad visited high-level symposium in Leipzig Leipzig, Germany, March 24, 2010: the first electronic ticket for bus and train in Leipzig and Halle were introduced about a year ago. On behalf of the Mitteldeutscher Verkehrsverbund (MDV) developed the Leipzig company itCampus and perdata this a central management system, the so-called MDV permission shortly MDV BerSy. It allows the matching of the data on the map with the drive permissions stored in the respective carriers. After successful start of the system now groundbreaking insights for a great use of eTickets are transport companies. These were eTicketing in practice today on the theme of the day \”in Leipzig.

Over 60 transport experts from all over Germany, Austria and the Switzerland accepted the invitation to do so. There are currently over 120,000 electronic tickets in use at the Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB) and the Hallesche Verkehrs-AG (HAVAG). Referred users of the UmweltCard GOLD\”eTickets are subscription and annual ticket holders for the MDV tariff zones (zone 110) Leipzig and Halle (zone 210). Also the student cards of the LVB as UmweltCard JUNIOR \”as eTicket issued. Technological basis for this is the Central authorization system.

Developed by the Leipzig full service IT provider perdata and also in Leipzig-based software and system House itCampus enables it to centrally manage the drive permissions of all ticket users, online validation queries via mobile phone at inspectors as well as providing and exchanging any current certificate revocation list. The latter provide a short-term lock card loss or misuse. To the MDV BerSy exchanges’ data via standard-compliant interfaces with the subscription services of transport companies in the MDV. On this theme day\”eTicketing practice perdata and itCampus and other partners presented their accumulated project experience. The specially developed central authorization system is a ground-breaking system innovation\”, explains Katrin Lischke, project manager and responsible for the introduction of the MDV BerSy perdata\”.